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4.0 out of 5 stars Always interesting and often exceptional, 17 Jan. 2014
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This review is from: Lucky or Unlucky? 13 Stories of Fate (Kindle Edition)
An eclectic mix of stories that cover the full range of the fantasy and sci-fi spectrum. While picking out individual stories is invidious I will name my favourite three.

For shear ingenuity the story Fold by Charlotte Ashley had me enthralled. The theme of 13 and luck was melded with the periodic table and origami to produce a story set on a world rich in the 13th Element (Aluminium) where structures rely on careful folding of pure soft aluminium. Throw in some murderous menace in this oh so credible world and you have an entrancing story.

Thirteen Bullets by Andrew Leon Hudson took us to a wild west town about to suffer a utter catastrophe, but here - fascinating as the fate of the inhabitants is, it is the craft of the writing that drew me in. A first person perspective where we feel every winding blow and crunching fist (and there are plenty of those).

And then of course there is Mark Lawrence's contribution - Married to the Apocalypse, a delightfully written out of the box story with the limelight shifting from death to a one of his co-riders.

Very well recommended.
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